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What Piketty’s Lab Discovered

Thomas Piketty.
Photographer: FRED DUFOUR/AFP

Hello. Today we look at how the rich got even richer during the pandemic, the easing of monetary policy in China, and which governments managed to save money during the crisis. 

It’s been almost a decade since Thomas Piketty delivered 900 or so pages on “Capital in the 21st Century,” a tome which went on to sell more than 2.5 million copies in 40 languages.